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Course Unit Title : Field Methods & Analysis in Soil Mechanics
Course Unit Code : 01JEO5164
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) :
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1- Understanding of characterization of natural deposits, subsurface investigation, field measurements
2- Understanding the design procedures for settlement and stability of shallow and deep foundation systems in soil and rock
3- Understanding the settlement analyses for shallow and deep foundations
4- Understanding the improvement techniques for foundation soils
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : This module is concerned with the Introduction, Purpose of soil exploration and soil Origin, Methods of Exploration, Planning of subsurface exploration Program, Procedure of soil sampling and boring, The Standard Penetration Test, Cone penetration test, Shear test, Core Sampling, Observation of water Table Location, Depth and Number of Borings, Soil exploration report, Types of foundation settlements
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Describe characteristics of the three major classes of rocks, and their major sub-types. Define and describe the major Engineering Properties of Soil, Classify Soil Classification and Description, Conduct on in-situ testing, Conduct a Site Exploration, Describe Earthwork, Describe Ground Water.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Bowles, J.E. Foundation Analysis and Design
R.F. Craig, Soil Mechanics, 5th Edition, Chapman Hall
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
4 10 40  
Presentation :
2 5 10  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
174  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
4 40
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction
 
2 Purpose of soil exploration and soil Origin
 
3 Methods of Exploration
 
4 Planning of subsurface exploration Program
 
5 Procedure of soil sampling and boring
 
6 The Standard Penetration Test
 
7 Cone penetration test
 
8 Shear test
 
9 Core Sampling
 
10 Observation of water Table Location
 
11 Depth and Number of Borings
 
12 Soil exploration report
 
13 Types of foundation settlements
 
14 General Assesment